Iran Says Russia Is Losing Credibility Over Nuclear Plant
Russian work on the Iranian plant has been halted due to nonpayment (file photo) (epa)
April 22, 2007 -- Iran says Russia is losing credibility as a result of delays in the completion of a nuclear power plant at Bushehr in southern Iran.
The comment by Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini comes as the director of production of nuclear energy, Ahmad Fayaz Bakhsh, is holding talks in Moscow to try clarify the situation.
Iran denies claims by Russian contractor Atomstroieksport that Tehran has not made all payments on time.